N7557 : Castles of Leinster: Tremblestown, Meath (1)

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Tullaghanoge, Meath, Ireland

Castles of Leinster: Tremblestown, Meath (1)
Castles of Leinster: Tremblestown, Meath (1)
This castle ruin on farmland overlooking the Tremblestown river has two upper storeys above a basement, and private rooms within the large NW tower behind the main block. The south end has tall buttresses, two apparently appear to have been added later. The castle was probably built by Sir Robert Barnewall after Edward IV created him Baron Tremblestown in 1461, although much would appear to have been destroyed in the rebuilding that took place in the C18 or C19 after the 14th Lord's second marriage in 1797.

N7557 : Castles of Leinster: Tremblestown, Meath (2)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 16 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Friday, 8 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 7597 5756 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:33.7587N 6:51.2540W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 7599 5755
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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